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TFALAC’s Annual Event – September 30, 2017

The TFALAC’s 2017 Annual Dinner will be held on:

Saturday, September 30, 2017
9:00am to 2:00pm (doors open at 9:00am and meal is served around 11:00)

Silent auction, live auction and guest speakers!!

Tickets are $50 per person. Groups of 8 are $400 per group.

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TFALAC (the TFA’s PAC) is doing a mid-day event so that you can travel without the need of overnight facilities. Activities will start at 9:32 a.m, the meal will be around 11:00 and all activities (speakers, auction, etc.) should be over by around 2:00 p.m.

The location will be at the Smiley Hollow Farm just slightly north of Nashville. Directions are available or you can just GPS the location at 5937 Smiley Hollow Rd, Goodlettsville, TN 37072-7162.

Its a casual affair so feel free to wear your jeans and boots or whatever is your preferred “causal day” but presentable attire.

Guest and keynote speakers to be announced later.

Check the TFALAC’s web page for sponsorship or vendor opportunities!

 

TN Court of Appeals upholds Metro’s gun show ban at Fairgrounds

On June 15, 2017, the Tennessee Court of Appeals issued an opinion regarding the challenge by Tennessee Firearms Association and the Bill Goodman Gun and Knife Shows to the action by the Metro Fair Board to stop leasing space at the publicly owned fairgrounds in Nashville to anyone who wanted to conduct a gun show…

2017 Legislative Review

The Tennessee Legislature has adjourned for 2017.  Tennessee Firearms Association has worked on, tracked and many times opposed more than 70 bills that were introduced this year.   Twenty-three (23) bills have been passed into law and signed by the Governor.  None of them address any issue that should make you as a gun owner proud…

Tennessee Spotlight asks “Is Tennessee ‘Chopped Liver’ with the NRA?”

The Tennessee Spotlight released its newsletter commentary this week and asked a question that may be of interest to Tennessee’s gun owners and 2nd Amendment supporters.  The question presented in the Spotlight is “But what role has the NRA, the nation’s oldest 2nd Amendment advocacy group, played in assisting liberty-loving Tennesseans in reclaiming this right…

Tennessee Legislature expands gun free zones in public buildings

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New Attorney General Opinion on State Preemption and local ordinances

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Goodman Guns Shows and TFA file appeal regarding Nashville’s illegal “gun show” ban at the Fairgrounds

Bill Goodman Gun and Knife Shows and the Tenn. Firearms Association file appeal in lawsuit challenging Nashville ban of gun shows at the Fairgrounds The citizens of Tennessee need organizations that are willing to fight for our rights.  Organizations that are willing to fight hard and not capitulate. The Bill Goodman Gun and Knife Shows…